MASTERCLASS 1 --Pattern Making with the Bara System: April 9-13 2018


MASTERCLASS 1 --Pattern Making with the Bara System: April 9-13 2018


This Class will be held at The Modern Maker's Studio from Monday April 9 to Friday April 13th:

61 Greenpoint Avenue
Suite 401D
Brooklyn, NY 11222

ALL CLASSES will be from 9am to 5pm with a 1 hour lunch break from 1-2pm

In this class, students will learn the origin, use and principles of pattern making with the Bara system. We will make a set of custom tape measures with which we will draft a variety of standard patterns from the 16th and 17th centuries.

Clothing for men and women will be made in this class. At any given time, we will be drafting patterns for these two body types simultaneously.

Patterns will include:

DAY 1:
Field Trip to NYC Garment District to buy tools and shop (3 hours)
Return to Studio for Lecture and Demonstration.

DAY 2:
Kirtle/Stays/Petticoat Doublet
Full Doublet (both male and female Body types)
Breeches (Same cut for both men's Venetians and women's drawers)

DAY 3:
Top Coat (Unisex)

Cut and Make Mock-ups to test patterns (We will pick and choose the most essential patterns to mock up)

DAY 5:
Correct Patterns according to adjustments from Day 4
Discuss Broader use of the system in the making of other eras of clothing and working with different bodies

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